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Error : on our predicament when things go wrong

Author: Nicholas Rescher
Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2007]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a fresh analysis of the occurrence, causality, and consequences of error in human thought, action, and evaluation. This book states that error-avoidance and truth-achievement are distinct  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Rescher
ISBN: 0822943271 9780822943273
OCLC Number: 928583491
Description: x, 116 p. ; 21 cm
Contents: The ways of error --
The dialectic of ignorance and error --
Scepticism and the risk of error --
Error and oversimplification --
Error and morality --
Error and metaphysics --
Historical background --
Error's ramifications.
Responsibility: Nicholas Rescher.
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"A fascinating and challenging essay. Rescher has taken a much neglected and overlooked idea and placed it at the heart of cognition." -- Frederick Rosen, University College London "This book offers Read more...

 
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